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«* National Library of Scotland ■■jin B000157358*. V POEMS OF OSSIAN, IN THE ORIGINAL GAELIC, WITH A LITERAL TRANSLATION INTO LATIN, BY THE LATE ...»

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A Collection of Poems and Songs, by Allan Mac Dougal, of Inverlochah, near Fort-William, Lochaber, and Mr. Ewan Maclachlan, of Fort-William. This collection is possessed of much merit; the language is in general pure, the measure just, and the versification harmonious. Macdougal’s part of it consists of panegyrics and satires, with some love songs. There is also a beautiful Elegy on the Death of Major Ronald Mac Donald, of Keppoch, who died universally lamented in September, 1785. The other part, by Ewan M{Lachlan, consists of four beautiful poems on the Seasons, in imitation of Thomson ; two pieces of Homer’s Iliad translated into Gaelic in a masterly manner ; with some love songs, &c. 1798, 8vo.

A Gaelic Grammar, by Mr. Stewart.

A Collection of Poems and Hymns, both moral and religious; also a tract of Gaelic Proverbs; to which is subjoined, a Poem by way of a dispute between a Roman Catholic and a Protestant, by Duncan Lothian, of Glenlyon, Perthshire.

Poems and Songs, partly collected and partly composed, by Donald Cameron, Lochaber; consisting chiefly of panegyrics and satires.

Poems and Songs by Daniel Dewar, of Fortingall, Perthshire. These poems are full of innocence, humour, and good sense; and although the author was not a learned man, he was always successful in describing things as they really existed. His verses are in general sweet, affecting, and pleasant to the ear.

Songs on different Subjects, full of mirth and pleasantry, by Angus the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. 565 Campbell, of Braidalbin. His language and measure are in general good, and his orthography is much approved.

Poems on Love, Gratitude, &c. by Christian Cameron, of Comrie Strathearn, 1 vol. 12mo. Her verses are harmonious, and possess much of the purity and idiom of the language, though her local situation was not very favourable.

Poems, principally consisting of Panegyrics on theClan Mac Gregor, by John Mac Gregor, of Braidalbin.

Poems on various Subjects, by Robert Stuart, of Moulin in Athol, 12mo.

Songs, mostly of the panegyrical kind, by Alexander M‘Pherson, of Cowal, Argyllshire.

A Collection of Songs, by Duncan Campbell, of Cowal.

Wilson’s Catechism in Gaelic, by Mr.MacFarlane.

Campbell on the Sacrament, by the Rev. Duncan Mac Farlane, Minister of the Gaelic Chapel, Perth.

The Alarm, in Gaelic, by Joseph Allen.

The Common Prayer Book, translated into Gaelic by Mr. Patrick Stewart, of Foss, Perthshire.

Popish Errors detected, by Mr. Patrick Stewart, of Foss, Perthshire.

Gaelic Proverbs, by Charles MTntosh, Esq.

The shorter Catechism, translated into Gaelic by the Rev. Alexander Stewart, late Minister of Moulin, in Athol.

Sermons, composed in Gaelic, by the Rev. Hugh M‘Diarmed, late Minister of Caurie, Strathearn. Edinb. 1804, a large demy 8vo.

Cochruinneacha Taoghta de Shaothair nan Bard Gaeleach : being a choice Collection of the works of the Gaelic Bards, by Alexander and Donald Stewart, A. M. 2 vols. 8vo. This selection was made in the Highlands and Isles, and contains many epistles and fragments of the most eminent Bards of the last four centuries, with several pieces ascribed to Ossian ; among others, the original of M‘Pherson’s Darthula, Conlach, and Cuthonn, &c. It contains also many poems and songs, composed by Robert Mac Kay, the celebrated Bard of Sutherland; Mary Mac Leod, the harmonious poetess of Skye; John Mac Codrum, of Uist, Sir James Mac Donald’s famous Bard; Hector Mac Leod and Archibald Mac Donald, of South Uist; Roderick Morison, of Skye; John M ac Lean, of Mull; John Mac Donald of Lochaber; with many

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others. We cannot omit mentioning the second song, composed by the Rev. Mr. Mac Laggan, late Minister of Blair of Athol, to the 42d regiment, after the battle of Alexandria ; in which song he pathetically laments those who fell in battle, and raises their fame like another Ossian. In this collection the language is in general pure;

the orthography better than any of the kind. It is to be wished the editors would take the trouble of giving to the public a literal English or Latin translation of all the poems ascribed to the most ancient Bards in this collection, that the beauty of the originals may appear to those ignorant of the Gaelic Language.

Sdiuradh na Beatha Shaoghalta, or a translation into Gaelic of the (Economy of Human Life, by Alexander Maclaurin. Edinb. 1806, 12mo.

4 Catalogue of ancient Gaelic MSS. in the Possession of the Highland Society of Scotland 8$c.

+ 1. A quarto paper MS. which belonged to the Rev. James Mac Gregor, Dean of Lismore, dated, page 27, 1512. Duncan the son of Dougall, son of Ewen the Grizzled, wrote this out of the books of History of the Kings, in the year of our Lord, 1512. This MS. contains 1100 verses of Gaelic poetry. See Dr. Donald Smith’s account of it in the Highland Society’s Report on the Authenticity of Ossian, p. 300, Appendix.

2. A quarto paper MS. in the old Gaelic character, and in a very beautiful regular hand. No date, nor author’s name appears upon it, but it is at least 200 years old. It consists of a number of ancient tales, and short poems upon the heroes of the tales ; the tales and poems are very ancient, and appear to have been copied from a much older MS. as may be easily known from a vocabulary of ancient words in the middle of the MS. The poetry of it is very beautiful, some of which is ascribed to Cuchulin. Fifty-two of the 193 pages (of which the MS. consists) are copied by Mr. Macintosh. When the whole is copied out in the Roman character a proper account of it may be given.





A quarto paper MS. in the same character, containing 35 leaves,

IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.

the beginning and end lost, partly prose, partly poetry. The whole except two loose leaves, seems to have been written in the 17th century, but the loose leaves are much older. The poetry is ancient, but not Fingalian. The name Tadg og CC, before one of the poems, near the end, is the only one to be seen upon it.

4. A quarto parchment MS. consisting of 42 leaves, same character, written by different hands, with illuminated capitals. It appears to have been four different MSS. once, and afterwards bound together, and covered with skin to preserve them ; it is a very beautiful MS.

though very much soiled, and perhaps as old as any existing MS. See a short account of it in the Society’s Report; but the supposed date there is erroneous.

5. A quarto parchment, medical, MS. same character, beautifully written ; the language is very ancient and difficult to be understood, and the MS. itself must be very ancient. No date or name.

6. A quarto paper MS. part prose, part verse, in the same character, written in very coarse and different hands, and torn. No date or name upon it.

7. A small quarto paper MS. same character, coarse: the date is

1647. No name.

8. A small long octavo paper MS. the beginning and end lost, consequently no date appears upon it. It must have been written by the Macvurichs of tha 15th century; in a beautiful regular hand, except a few blanks left near the middle of it, which seem to have been afterwards filled up by some modern coarse hand. It is in the same old Gaelic character with all the other MSS. Two of the poems are ascribed to Tadg Mac Daire Bruaidheadh, others to Brian O’Donalan.

9. A large folio parchment MS. in two columns, in the same character; containing a tale upon Cuchullin and Conal, two of Ossian’s heroes ; it is very ancient, without date or name.

+ 10. A large quarto parchment of 7j- leaves: the half leaf has been cut out for the engraved specimen of it for Mr. Astle’s Origin of Writing, 18th plate, No. 1, 2, first edition. It is entiled Emanuel, a title which the old Gaelic writers gave to many of their miscellaneous writings. Mr. Astle supposes it to be of the 9th or 10th century ;

some of the capitals are painted red. It is written in a strong beautiful hand, in the same character with the rest. It is but a very small fragment

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of a large MS. Dr. Donald Smith had a complete copy of it. See his account in the Report, page 305 of the Appendix.

11. A small octavo parchment MS. consisting of a tale in prose. It wants both beginning and end. It is nearly of the age of the foregoing MS. No. 10, and equally beautiful.

+ 12. A small octavo paper manuscript stitched, some leaves at the beginning and end are lost, and one of the boards. It begins with a poem upon Darthula different from Macpherson’s, the whole manuscript has been written by the Macvurich’s in the old Gaelic character; the names of Cathal and Nial Mor Macvurich occur at the beginning of some of the poems, which they composed in the reigns of King James the Fifth, Queen Mary, and King Charles the First; there are some Ossianic poems in it, such as Cnoc an air an cnoc so h-iar, i. e. The hill of Slaughter, this hill has' been, &c. This poem, I believe, is part of Macpherson’s Fingal; it is the story of a woman who came walking alone to the Fingalians for protection from Taile, who was in pursuit of her, who fought the Fingalians, and was at last killed by Oscar; there was another copy of this poem in Clanronald’s little book, which Laing would wish to make people believe was the Red Book; but the contrary is now proved* against him. There are also several copies of this poem in the Highland Society’s possession, received from oral tradition. The second Ossianic poem in this MS.

begins with Se la gus an de, O nach fhaca mi fein Fionn.

It is now six days yesterday Since I have not seen Fingal.

This poem is also in Clanronald’s book; it gives a description of Fingal’s palace and heroes. I have compared both this and the other poem with those in Clanronald’s book; but the leaves in which they were written were loose and detached, five in number, and given to Dr. Donald Smith, when assisting Mr. Mackenzie in making out the report on Ossian, and who died before the report was quite finished;

and unless the leaves are found ii^ the possession of Dr. John Smith * See Laucblan Macvurich’s declaration in the Report, p. 275; and Supplemental Observations, p. 476.

IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. 569 at Campbeltown, the brother of Donald, they must be lost. These leaves contained two other short poems ascribed to Ossian; I have copied these two last some years ago ; the one is a genealogy of Fingal, the other an account of the ages of the Fingalian heroes.

13. An octavo paper MS. in the same character, poetry for the most part, but so much defaced, that it can hardly be read ; it is not old, but the poetry seems to have been copied from a more ancient MS. as the poetry is good; it has no date, the name of Tadg Og and Lauchlan mac Taidg occurs upon it. It must have been written by the last Macvurichs, from its coarse modern appearance.

14. A very small octavo paper MS. in the same character, written by some of the Macvurichs, part of it is a copy of Clanronald’s book, and contains the genealogy of the Lords of the Isles, and others of that great clan. The second part of the MS. consists of a genealogy of the Kings of Ireland (ancestors of the Macdonald’s) from Scota and Gathelic. The last date upon it is 1616.

15. A paper MS. in the same character. A genealogy of the Kings of Ireland, without a date, and consisting of a few leaves stitched.

16. A paper MS. same character, consisting of detached leaves of different sizes, and upon different subjects, viz. the conclusion of a Gaelic chronicle of the kings of Scotland down to King Robert III.

a Fingalian tale, in which the heroes are Fingal, Goll Mac Morni, Oscar, Ossian, and Conan; and upon the unwritten part of a letter sent to Donald Macvurich of Stialgary, is a poem by Macdonald of Benbecula, dated 1722, who seems to have been the last, or rather father to the bard of that name. A poem by Donald Mackenzie, one by Tadg Og CC, copied from some other MS. A poem by Donald Macvurich, upon Ronald Macdonald of Clanronald. Several hymns by Tadg, and many other good poems by the Macvurichs, and others.

17. A paper MS. in the same character, consisting of religious tracts and genealogy, in loose detached leaves, without name or date.

18. A paper MS. of some small detached leaves, containing instructions for children in Gaelic and English, quite modern, no date.

19. Remnant leaves of a paper MS. with the name Cathelus Macvurich upon some of the leaves, and Niall Macvurich upon others.

Conn Mac an Deirg, a well known ancient poem, is written in the Roman character by the last Niall Macvurich, the last bard, and father to Lauchlan, who still lives. This poem is the only one in all.570 NOTICES OF GAELIC AND IRISH MSS.

the Gaelic MSS. that is written in the Roman character, and it is in a very indifferent hand.

All the above MSS. received from the late John Mackenzie, Esq.

Secretary of the Highland Society of London, 5th January, 1803.

Catalogue of the ancient MSS. which belonged to the late Major Maclauchlan of Kilbride, made out at the Major's own House in Kilchoan, Nether Lorny Argyleshire, by the Rev. Donald Mackintosh.

1. A folio parchment MS. old Gaelic character, the most beautiful and one of the most ancient in the Highland Society’s possession. See a fac-simile and full account of it, by the late Dr. Donald Smith in the Report on Ossian, No. 19, p. 284.

2. A parchment quarto MS. same character, equally beautiful with the former. It is a calendar of all the feasts and fasts of the Romish church; with a treatise on Anatomy, &c. upon paper sewed in with it. See account of it in the Report, p. 293.

3. A small quarto paper MS. same character, written at Dunstaffnage, by Ewcn Macphaill, 12 Oct. 1603; see Report.

4. A small octavo paper MS. in the same ancient character, written by Eamon, or Edmond Maclauchlan 165f, all good poetry. There is an Ogham, or alphabet of secret w riting near the end of it. See short account of it, p. 295 Report.

5. A quarto paper MS. same character, having ninety pages lost at the beginning, and part of the end. See a short account of it, p. 296 Report. Date 169£. It was written by Ewen Maclean, for Archibald Campbell.

The five foregoing MSS. have been left with the Society, very reluctantly, by the Major, upon Mr. Mackintosh the keeper’s receipt;

the other seventeen MSS. are in the possession of Captain Sim, the Major’s nephew, who lives in Glasgow, viz.

6. A beautiful medical parchment MS. in the same character with the other MSS. The titles of the different articles are in Latin, as are all the medical Gaelic MSS. being translations from Galen and other ancient physicians. The capital letters arc flourished and painted red. No date, or name.

IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. 571

7. A thick folio paper MS. same character, medical, and written by Duncan Conachcr at Dunollie, Argyleshire, 1511.

8. A folio parchment MS. same character, consisting of ancient Scottish and Irish history, very old. No name nor date upon it.

9. A folio parchment, medical MS. same character, and beautifully written; it is older than the former medical ones; but there is no date nor name upon it.

10. A folio parchment medical MS. same character, of equal beauty with the last. No date nor name upon it.

11. A folio parchment MS. same character, upon the same subject, and nearly of the same age with the former. No name nor date.

12. A folio parchment, same character, partly religious, partly medical. No date, no name.

13. A folio parchment MS. same character, consisting of the Histories of Scotland and Ireland, much damaged, and not fully examined.

14. A folio parchment medical MS. same character, very old ; but no date nor name.

15. A folio parchment MS. in the same ancient character. Irish history and poetry, without name or date.

16. A quarto parchment MS. same character, very old, without name or date.

17. A long duodecimo parchment MS. in the same character, consisting of hymns and maxims. It is a very beautiful MS. and may be as old as the age of St. Columba. No date, no name.

18. A duodecimo parchment MS. in the same character, much damaged, and illegible.

19. A duodecimo parchment MS. same character, poetry, but not Ossianic. No date or name. It is hardly legible.

20. A duodecimo parchment MS. same character, much destroyed by vermin. It is a miscellaneous collection of history and poetry, without name or date.

21. A duodecimo parchment MS. same character, large beautiful letter, very difficult to be understood, without date or name; very old.

22. A folio parchment MS. same character, consisting of the genealogies of the Macdonalds, Macnids, Macdougals, and Maclauchlans, &c. without name or date.

572 NOTICES OF GAELIC AND IRISH MSS.

A Catalogue of such other ancient MSS. as have come to the Knowledge of the Writer hereof.

Dr. Donald Smith had a complete copy of No. 10 of the London MSS. See his account in the Report. He had eight or nine other medical MSS. upon parchment in the same Gaelic character, besides copies of a great many others, which he wrote at different times from other MSS. His whole collection is valuable.

William Macdonald, Esq. of St. Martin’s, WS. gave the keeper a paper medical MS. same character, a thick volume, written by Angus Conacher at Ardconel, Lochow-side, Argyleshire, 1612.

Lord Bannatyne gave a beautiful parchment MS. same character, to the Society. The supposed date upon the cover is 1268. See the account of it, and a fac-simile in the Report, p. 296.

+ A curious Deed of Fosterage, by Sir Norman Macleod of Bernera, 1640, with the witnesses names (penes Lord Bannatyne).

Dr. Wright of Edinburgh has two paper MSS. Gaelic grammars, in the old character.

Mr. John Wright, Advocate, has Keating’s History of Ireland.

The late Rev. James Maclagan at Blair Athole, had two ancient parchment MS. in the old Gaelic character. Subject unknown.

Mr. Norman Macleod, son of the Rev. Mr. Macleod of Morvcn, gave Mr. Mackintosh a paper MS.; an ancient tale in prose, in the same character.

Mr. Mathison of Feemaig, Ross-shire, has a paper MS. written in the Roman character. The orthography is very bad, like the Dean of Lismore’s poetry ; it is dated in 1688, and consists of songs and hymns by different persons, some by Bishop Carswell, Bishop of the Isles.

Mr. Simpson at Leith, has a paper MS.; but the writer hereof has not seen it.

The Lillium Medecinae, a paper folio MS. written and translated by one of the Drs. Bethune of Skye, at the foot of Mount Peliop. It was given to the Antiquarian Society of Scotland, by the late Dr.

Macqueen of Kilmore in Sky.

Another paper medical MS. in the same character, written by Dr.

Malcolm Bethune, is in the Advocate’s Library at Edinburgh.

The Society lately got another religious small paper MS. in the same character.

IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.

James Grant, Esq. of Corymony, left a paper MS. with Mr.

Mackintosh some years ago, in the old character. It belonged to his mother, an excellent Gaelic scholar, and is the history of the wars of Cuchullin, in prose and verse. It is much worn at the ends and edges, and quite loose.

It is certain that many ancient MSS. existed that are now lost.

(Signed) Donald Mackintosh, Keeper of the Gaelic MSS.

Edinburgh, of the Highland Society of Scotland.

19th Nov. 1806.

Among the Clarendon MSS. at Oxford.

Annales Ullonienses, sic dicti quod precipue contineant res gestas Ulloniensium. Codex antiquissimus caractere Hibernico scriptus;

sed sermone, partim Hibernico, partim Latino. Fol. membr.

+ Annales Tigernaci, (Erenaci, ut opiniatur Waraeus Clonmanaisensis. Vid. Annal. Ulton. ad an. 1088.) mutili in initio et alibi. Liber charactere et lingua Hibernicis scriptus. Membr.

Miscellanea de Rebus Hibernicis, mctrice. Lingml partim Latind, partim Hibernici; collecta per CEngusium 0‘Colode (forte Colidium).

Hie liber vulgo Psalter Narran appellatur.

Elegiae Hibernica in Obitus quorundam Nobilium, fo. 50.

Note quae dam Philosophic®, patrim Latine, partim Hibernice.

Characteribus Hibernicis, fo. 69. Membr.

Anonymi cujusdam Tractatus de variis apud Hibernos veteres occultis scribendi Formulis, Hibernice Ogum dictis.

Finleachi O Catalai Gigantomachia (vel potius Acta Finni Mac Cuil, cum Proelio de Fintra,) Hibernice. Colloquia queedam de Rebus Hibernicis, in quibus colloquentes introducuntur S. Patricius, Coillius, etOssenus, Hibernice, f. 12. Leges Ecclesiastic®, Hibernice, f. 53. Membr.

Vit® Sanctorum Hibernicorum, per Magnum, sive Manum, filium Hugonis 0‘Donnel, Hibernige descripte. An. 1532. Fol. Membr.

Calieni Propheti®, in Lingui HibernidL Ejusdem libri exemplar extat in Bibl. Cotton, f. 22. b.

Extracto ex Libro Killensi, Linguil Hibernidl, f. 39.

Historica qu®dam, Hibernice, ab An. 1309 ad An. 1317, f. 231.

A Book of Irish Poetry, f. 16.

Tractatus de Scriptoribus Hibernicis.

Dr. Keating’s History of Ireland.

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In the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

+ An old Irish MS. on parchment, containing, among other tracts, An Account of the Conquest of Britain by the Romans. Of the Saxon Conquest and their Heptarchy. An Account of the Irish Saints, in verse, written in the tenth century. The Saints of the Roman Breviary. An Account of the Conversion of the Irish and English to Christianity, with some other subjects. Laud. F. 92 This book, as is common in old Irish Manuscripts, has here and there some Latin notes intermixed with Irish, and may possibly contain some hints of the doctrines of the Druids.

+ The Works of St. Columba, in verse, containing some Account of his own Life, his Exhortation to Princes, and his Prophecies. An old vellum MS. of 140 pages, in the form of a music book. Laud. D. 17.

A chronological History of Ireland, by Jeffrey Keating, D, D.

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+ No. 5280. A MS. volume containing twenty-one Gaelic, or^Irish, Treatises, of which Mr. Astle, in his Origin and Progress of Writing, has given an account, with specimens of the writing.

Irish Manuscripts in Trinity College, Dublin.

Extracto ex Libro de Kells, Hibcrnice.

A book in Irish, treating, 1. Of the Building of Babel. 2. Of Grammar. 3. Of Physic. 4. Of Chirurgery. Fol. D. 10.

A book containing several ancient historical matters, especially of the coming of Milesius out of Spain. B. 35.

The Book of Balimor, containing, 1. The Genealogies of all the ancient Families in Ireland. 2. The Uracept, or a book for the education of youth, written by K. Comfoilus Sapiens. 3. The Ogma, or Art of writing in characters. 4. The History of the Wars of Troy, with other historical matters contained in the Book of Lecane, D. 18.

IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.

The Book of Lecane, alias Sligo, contains the following treatises : 1.

A Treatise of Ireland and its Divisions into Provinces, with the History of the Irish Kings and Sovereigns, answerable to the General History ; but nine leaves are wanting. 2. How the Race of Milesius came into Ireland, and of their Adventures since Moses’s Passing through the Red Sea. 3. Of the Descent and Years of the Ancient Fathers. 4. A Catalogue of the Kings of Ireland, in verse. 5. The Maternal Genealogies and Degrees of the Irish Saints. 6. The Genealogies of our Lady Joseph and several other Saints mentioned in Scripture. 7. An Alphabetic Catalogue of Irish Saints. 8. The Sacred Antiquity of the Irish Saints, in verse. 9. Cormac’s Life.

10. Several Transactions of the Monarchs of Ireland and their Provincial Kings. 11. The History of Eogain M’or, Knight; as also of his Children and Posterity. 12. O Neil’s Pedigree. 13. Several Battles of the Scept of Cinet Ogen, or Tribe of Owen, from Owen Mac Neile Mac Donnoch. 14. Manne, the son of King Neal of the Nine Hostages, and his Family. 15. Fiacha, the son of Mac Neil, and his Scept. 16. Leogarius, son of NelusMagnus, and his Tribe. 17. The Connaught Book. 18. The Book of Fiatrach. 19. The Book of Uriel. 20. The Leinster Book. 21. The Descent of the Fochards, or the Nolans. 22. The Descent of those of Leix, or the O’Mores.

23. The Descent of Decyes of Munster, or the Ophelans. 24. The coming of Muscrey to Moybreagh. 25, A Commentary on the Antiquity of Albany, now called Scotland. 26. The Descent of some Scepts of the Irish, different from those of the most known sort, that is of the posterity of Lugadh Frith. 27. The Ulster Book. 28. The British Book. 29. The Uracept, or a Book for the Education of Youth, written by K. Comfoilus Sapiens. 30. The Genealogies of St. Patrick and other Saints; as also an Etymology of the hard Words in the said Treatise. 31. A Treatise of several Prophecies. 32. The Laws, Customs, Exploits, and Tributes of the Irish Kings and Provincials. 33. A a Treatise of Eva, and the famous Women of Ancient Times. 34. A Poem that treats of Adam and his Posterity. 35. The Munster Book. 36. A book, containing the Etymology of all the Names of the Chief Territories and Notable Places in Ireland. 37. Of the several Invasions of Clan Partholan, Clan-nanvies, Firbolg, Tu’atha de Danaan, and the Milesians into Ireland. 38. A Treatise of the most considerable men of Ireland, from the time of Leogarius, the son 576 NOTICES OF GAELIC AND IRISH MSS. dec.

of Nelus Magnus, alias Neale of the Nine Hostages in the time of Roderic O’Conner, Monarch of Ireland, fol. parchment, D. 19.

De Chirurgia. De Infirmitatibus Corporis humani, Hibernice. f.

Membr. C. 1.

Excerpta quaedam de antiquitatibus Incolarum, Dublin ex libris Bellemorensi et Sligentino, Hibernice.

Hymni in laudem B. Patricii, Brigidae, et Columbia, Hibern.

plerumque. Invocationes Apostolorum et SS. cum not. Hibern. interim. et margin. Orationes quaedam exerptm ex Psalmis; partim Latine, partim Herbince, fol. Membr. I. 125.

Opera Galeni et Hippocratis dc Chirurgia, Hibernice, fol. Membr.

C. 29.

A book of Postils in Irish, fol. Membr. D. 24.

Certain Prayers, with the Argument of the Four Gospels and the Acts, in Irish. (10.) ’Fiechi Slebthiensis, Hymnus in laudem S. Patricii Hibernice. (12.) An Hymn on S. Brigid, in Irish, made by Columkill in the time of Eda Mac Ainmireck, cum Regibus Hibern. et success. S. Patricii. (14.) Sanctani Hymhus. Hibern.

Reverendissimi D. Bedelli Translatio Hibernica S. Bibliorum.

There are besides many Ancient Gaelic and Irish MSS. in the libraries of private individuals in Great Britain and Ireland, of which we have no accurate information, but if the possessors were to send to the publishers an account of them, it would perhaps be satisfactory to the admirers of Celtic Literature to notice them in the next edition of this work.

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Printed by W. Bulmer and Co.

Cleveland-row, St. James’s.

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«PRELIMINARY INVENTORY ACCESSION CA5745 MISSOURI EAST CONFERENCE, UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, RECORDS This collection is available at The State Historical Society of Missouri. If you would like more information, please contact us at shsresearch@umsystem.edu. Introduction Addition of annual conference journals, correspondence, newsletters, meeting programs, committee files, publications, and the records of individual churches, including Fry United Methodist Church in St. Louis. Box List Box 1...»

«CEDRAB: THE CENTRE DE DOCUMENTATION ET DE RECHERCHES AHMAD BABA AT TIMBUKTU JOHN O. HUNWICK In November-December 1967 the Unesco organised a ‘meeting of experts’ on the sources of African history which was held in Timbuktu to which the writer of this note was invited.1 T h e principal recommendation of this meeting was that a centre of documentation and research—to be called the Centre de Documentation et de Recherches Ahmad Baba—should be established at Timbuktu to collect and preserve...»

«Mountaineering Management on Mount McKinley: Unraveling a Crisis at the 17,000-foot Level Frank Norris, Historian, National Park Service, National Trails Office, P.O. Box 728, Santa Fe, NM 87504; frank_norris@nps.gov National Park Service ranger Bob Gerhard transferred from Mount Rainier to Mount McKinley in early 1976, and when he looked into how climbers were being managed on Mount McKinley, he saw a desperate situation (Gerhard 2005). Garbage was building up in the main camping areas, search...»

«MARITAL HISTORIES, GENDER, AND FINANCIAL SECURITY IN LATE MID-LIFE: EVIDENCE FROM FOUR COHORTS IN THE HEALTH AND RETIREMENT STUDY Amelia Karraker and Cassandra Dorius CRR WP 2016-4 July 2016 Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Hovey House 140 Commonwealth Ave Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 Tel: 617-552-1762 Fax: 617-552-0191 http://crr.bc.edu Amelia Karraker and Cassandra Dorius are assistant professors at Iowa State University. The research reported herein was performed pursuant to a...»

«MEDWED_TRANSMITTED.DOC2 2/26/2008 1:51 PM The Innocent Prisoner’s Dilemma: Consequences of Failing to Admit Guilt at Parole Hearings Daniel S. Medwed∗ INTRODUCTION I.  THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF PAROLE A.  HISTORICAL ORIGINS AND PURPOSES OF PAROLE B.  PAROLE RELEASE DECISION-MAKING: CONTEMPORARY STANDARDS AND POLICIES II.  THE EFFECT OF PAROLE RELEASE DECISION-MAKING NORMS ON THE INNOCENT A.  PAROLE: AN INNOCENCE OPTION OF LAST RESORT B.  PRESSURE ON INNOCENT INMATES TO “ADMIT”...»

«THE UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF LEGAL THOUGHT The problem presented 1. The history of legal thought in all major legal traditions exhibits a surprising constancy. In each of them, three sets of ideas are present: the first two explicitly, the third, for the most part only implicitly. In the West, on both the civil-law and the common-law sides, this universal set of ideas persists with disconcerting clarity and continuity. It is therefore all the more surprising that it has been so little remarked. To...»

«HAWAIIAN COLLECTION GREGG M. SINCLAIR LIBRARY UNIVERSITY HAWAII DEC 9 196? HAWAIIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEVENTY-THIRD ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1964 SEVENTY-THIRD ANNUAL REPORT OF THE HAWAIIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR THE YEAR 1964 HONOLULU, HAWAII PUBLISHED, 1965 The scope of the Hawaiian Historical Society as specified in its charter is the collection, study, preservation and publication of all material pertaining to the history of Hawaii, Polynesia and the Pacific area. No part of this report...»

«The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training Foreign Affairs Oral History Project JOHN D. FINNEY, JR. Interviewed by: Charles Stuart Kennedy Initial Interview date: December 21, 2004 Copyright 2014 ADST [Note: This interview was not edited by Mr. Finney. Q: Today is December 21, 2004. This is an interview with John D. Finney, Jr. This is being done on behalf of the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training, and I’m Charles Stuart Kennedy. John, let’s start with a little...»

«Epilogue Chapter 4 opened with the scene of Nicolaus Copernicus on his deathbed. He was a man who did not live in vain, and his legacy lives on, an indelible point in history when human thought shifted away from the old, and began to embrace the new. During the final years of his life, however, this holy man had not wanted to publicly announce or defend his new astronomy. This was a task that fell on the shoulders of others. (Recall the vignette at the end of Chapter 5.) One of the...»





 
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